Exactly How Old is Acupuncture?
While nobody knows exactly, experts agree the art of acupuncture is 2,000 to 4,000 years old. To get a sense of how long that is, imagine living to 100 years of age... 20 times over! Sounds like an episode of Highlander, but by the time Christopher Lambert came around, you’d already have been around more than 1700 years... at the minimum!
In historical times, needles were made out of tin, bronze, or even gold (among other materials). Once steel was discovered, it replaced everything else. Modern, stainless steel needles provide a level of service that ancient practitioners were unable to reach. And so it began…
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Jane Rong Rohrs, L.Ac.
Using knowledge of the ages to treat patients in the present.